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James Lee "Jim" Kaat (born November 7, 1938 in Zeeland, Michigan), nicknamed "Kitty", is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball for the Washington Senators (I)/Minnesota Twins (1959–1973), Chicago White Sox (1973–1975), Philadelphia Phillies (1976–1979), New York Yankees (1979–1980), and St. Louis Cardinals (1980–1983).

After a brief stint as a pitching coach for the Cincinnati Reds under Pete Rose, he then became a sportscaster for MSG Network and the YES Network for the next 22 years. Following a brief retirement in 2006, Jim Kaat was back in the broadcast booth calling Pool D for the 2009 World Baseball Classic in Puerto Rico, and is currently under contract with the MLB Network for the 2009/2010 season.

He continues to write a weekly Kaat's Korner blog for the YES Network and his own baseball blog for his website at JimKaat.com He has written a best-selling book, Still Pitching, has started a sports management company, Southpaw Enterprises, Inc., solely representing pitchers.

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